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a great journalist is on trial for publishing a list of the country's alleged top tax evaders as media workers try to go with threats to freedom of speech. first past the us presidential candidate jill stein is arrested for minor offenses once again just days ahead of the election which critics claim could be raked the finest of flaws in the voting system. and british prime minister david cameron suffers a crushing defeat with the rebels turning on his plans to give more money to the elite. to live from moscow hello and welcome to the wild one
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a major media scandal is developing in greece where a journalist is on trial charged with a breach of privacy cost as nice as arrested on was arrested on monday after he had published a so-called legard list containing the names of the country's top tax evaders on the same day two t.v. presenters were suspended for criticizing a government minister on greek journalists around the forty eight hours trying on wednesday condemning what they called a crime down on free speech under monologist journalist for their electoral take was newspaper says the current situation creates an alarming precedent. mr of rocks around this issue is really. for everyone for press because he probably is far from his magazine the name of the two thousand name of bromine and greeks whichever they have are bank account in their suits are learnt maybe they heard some of that they heard some pixie variations but the real. not sure for this isn't now he's
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going to try out of course. greeks doesn't like this kind of things and so for this reason many greeks will be in front of the today to hear this fine as most ministers had these lists and they said they didn't know anything about the names nothing has changed in these two years and now journalists like me sort of are seven is obviously it's sort of work and it's full of this is they don't do these they do they they work so they have to go to. just days before the u.s. presidential election green positrons that jill stein has been arrested for a second time in two weeks she was trying to reach activists protesting against an oil pipeline in texas stain was later released from jail after being charged with trespassing green party officials called mclarty says alternatives to obama and being sidelined dr stein. was assisting the activists in order to make
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a statement she was delivering supplies to the protestors i understand that they were camping out in trees they were in the they were in the way of the construction of the pipeline we do know that the last time dr stone was arrested about two weeks ago when she attempted to enter the obama romney debate that was taking place at hofstra university on long island she and running mate sherry hogzilla were detained and handcuffed to a chair for for eight hours before being released the obama romney debates are sponsored by the commission on presidential debates which is itself owned by the democratic and republican parties for the express purpose of privileging their own candidates and excluding other candidates and we we call that an outrage. so third past kansas jule styne and gary johnson will get another chance to break
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the mainstream media blockade right on the eve of the vote and also he will brawl causative final round of their debates live on monday. we both agree we agree we have to bring the tax rates down i felt the same as the president did governor romney i'm glad. you agree let's go back to something the president i agree are there to do you agree that the voters have a choice perhaps you wondered how to vote for one romney and obama agree on so many things remember you do have other options come november sixth tuned in to see the second round of debates between the major third party candidates right here on r.g.p. . so with obama and romney is still running neck and neck critics say the close race will make it easier to regular election some claim to a core of america's voting system as flawed as it relies on equipment equipment which can easily be tumbled with and locks transparency and accountability as our
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season is to say trick and i reports. the u.s. a beacon of democracy and an example to be followed by the rest of the world one big source of pride is its fundamental concept of free and fair elections american elections are a disgrace it's like walking into the kitchen of a first class restaurant and losing or appetite at what you see because we have an election system a voting system that is completely nontransparent an opinion shared by many political experts and educators if you were here. in a magician suit who then went behind the curtain came out having first shredded the ballots to tell you who won would you trust that process and that process largely to blame is the outdated elec trying to voting system in the states where all they have this electronic voting it could be a real problem. if you don't have some other type of backup source to verify the vote count. it could be
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a problem read friedman is an independent award winning blogger who has covered the us election system for years he calls the problem a pandemic. and says change is long overdue every single state in the union uses electronic voting a third of the voters this year will vote on one hundred percent on verifiable touch screen voting systems electronic voting systems. the rest of the country by and large will vote on paper ballots but those paper ballots are also counted by electronic systems unless you can see inside a computer there is no way to know if those computers and tally those ballots correctly several experiments conducted on electronic voting machines have proven that simple keystrokes and some knowledge of science and computers could flip results the security side of the machine will be cleared being created in numbers insert to correct in numbers experts say the accuracy of the vote count even with people a trail is a myth in that ninety nine percent plus percent of the cases those ballots never
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see the light of day they're never examined never reach out to basically american elections at this point have virtually zero claim on public confidence and which intimacy the rules and specific ations of how lections are held very locally and state by state four thousand different counties each of them use a different type of system a different type of voting system each of them have different flaws different vulnerabilities one particular company that makes electronic voting machines in the us has earned a dubious reputation for unverifiable results as records vanish into thin air i go to an a.t.m. and it's a debug machine i get a confirmation slip and i go around the corner to vote and i you know make my vote and there's no record other voter machine production companies are also known to have strong partisan affiliations they are not accountable to any voters. they are not just private but but private and extreme in their political sympathies
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democrats don't actually win that many elections to be precise democrats almost never win close elections and the trick therefore is to see to it. a race is or looks close improving the election process in this digital age doesn't appear to be on anyone's agenda including barack obama's our president who won't talk ever about election fraud and denies that it has ever happened even when you know members of his own party have been the victims of it and while the number of reported flaws grows with each passing election over the past decade since two thousand when. congress was pretending to want to make things better what has happened is things have gotten much much worse it appears stealing an election in the u.s. may be a candidate certain way to secure a win it's easy as one two three in this digital age of smartphones tablets and satellite navigation systems american voters will head to the polls this november to cast their ballots using antiquated and unreliable voting machines machines that
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will ultimately determine who will lead this nation in much need of its own repairs as they say churkin are pretty new york. british prime minister david cameron has suffered a massive blow from his own party which revolted against the country's funding of the e.u. euro skeptic tories joined forces with the opposition and approved a motion that calls for the u.k.'s cash flow to brussels to be cut this is cameron's first significant defeat in parliament since taking power in twenty tan his south has the details from london for what we saw a very passionate debate in the house of commons in defeat also the former prime minister david cameron they were debating the negotiating position of the budget the fifty plus tory backbenchers have filed this motion calling for a real term cost in the budget between twenty forty and twenty twenty and at the very minimum they want the budget to be frozen so they're david cameron's position
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the government's position was that when they get to these negotiations that are happening in brussels in a couple of weeks time they'll be meeting with the european leaders or they will going forwards to have a rise in line with inflation which would have been about fifty percent well that was not good enough that was very interesting in the house of commons as we saw a lot of the m.p.'s for the first time talking and standing up for the voice of their constituents there's been a very very strong feeling that we've searched title sarah the most is. that people think it simply isn't fair to the to be asking for their budget increase we heard one person saying north a penny more that was the message from the people that he was speaking to as he said a very very impassioned debate is not going to be binding on the prime minister but it's certainly going to be putting him under pressure when he doesn't with european leaders in brussels later in the month. it was our coming out standing up to
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authority onto a regime first as in bahrain defy upon public gatherings as the government is censured by rights groups for suppressing basic freedoms. the first signs of friction within israel's government come to light ahead of next year's election breville why iran is becoming a stumbling go about and plenty more coming up in just a few blocks. in this remote siberian village people still sing the sounds which russians sang in the middle ages and they cherish the nation practice that our church before the seventeenth century the old believers here is sign here are conservative community . the debate believe me there yes i feel. i know i'm
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doing the. people here are happy to show their way of life to tourists and teach them how to dance in the local star. seventeen year old nadia is from the same village she now studies in the city and dances at a club. she puts on her costume and the traditional amber necklace only when she comes to visit her grandmother. i didn't ask on time for an answer yes because i want to keep up to date with this morning world but still i would like to have came to my brain around how my ancestors lawyer their attachment to the church brought not just an sisters to this remote lent a stiff late buying call more than two. one hundred and fifty years ago they were
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exiled in pesah q-tip for not agreeing to the orthodox who forms introduced in russia in the sixteen hundreds the old believers still bolland cross themselves with two fingers not with three as they do in modern orthodox churches in russia and never knew when praying was more and more young people leaving for big cities this year is the old believers culture it could be imperiled. plans to continue her studies abroad the grandmother says wherever she goes as long as the teen years are fresh in her memory so is the culture.
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well. it's technology innovation all the developments around russia we've got the future covered. which brightened. from silence to the pressure. starts on t.v. dot com. this is us here live from moscow welcome back in bahrain protesters have defined a recent ban on public gatherings by flooding into the streets of the capital
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manama they're demanding the ruling sunni monuc you release political prisoners and to put an end to discrimination authorities brought in the new restrictions on tuesday claiming the rallies which have been ongoing for almost two years now posed a threat to national unity international human rights groups have called on the state to immediately leave the bond saying it bonnie's basic freedoms up to eighty people have been killed and thousands arrested since the start of the unrest the opposition m.p. for a recess and nothing is being done to stop the government killings. this is against article seventeen a because. it is against the international political and civil rights which is part of the local law here actually over the past year and i have. three shows were very peaceful very peaceful not the senior. has been there the trader and all the peaceful
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was. attacked by the government police the problem is that over the past few months or so many people who were killed by the government. and also lots of people are being tortured in the region and there is no nothing being done against the government has ensued five billion dollar just recently from the very beginning of trees just to support it in this atrocity is nearly actually the way it is is doing just that the money all over the world in the public relations is just to clear and fancified its image why it is killing its people by by foreign army actually from pakistan from all over the world. and massive explosion on the outskirts of the saudi capital riyadh reportedly killed fourteen people and injured scores more the blast caused by a timecard blowing up after crashing into
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a concrete flyover almost leveled and then time does try building surrounding houses and vehicles quickly caught fire from the explosion. in kuwait security forces have planted down on a thousand strong notch against that attention of an opposition leader the crowd had a toward up towards a prison where the former m.p. is held for critical comments about the countries of western leader but was stopped with tear gas all smiles this comes amid rising tension over changes to kuwait and that. law the opposition's blaming the government for using legislation to favor pre regime candidates in next month's parliamentary or. u.s. attempts to overthrow syrian president bashar al assad have taken a new turn with secretary of state clinton calling for a major reshaping of the rebel leadership washington has grown disillusioned with syria's main opposition alliance the foreign based national council for failing to gain support from other groups clinton claims the leadership should represent those
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fighting on the frontline the syrian opposition consists of various rebel militias many of which have reportedly been infiltrated by radical islamist links to al qaida. in ukraine where almost all ballots count of the ruling party are in the lead was just over thirty percent of the vote in the parliamentary election the opposition party of jailed former premier you later less than five percent behind previously the fight is that one of its main goals was to impeach president he in a cause which analysts say the final outcome depends on where the independent party is ally themselves international observers have called the election a backward step for democracy. the international space station has been forced to change its orbit to avoid collision with the remains of an american satellite menu as were carried out successfully and the station is now located one kilometer further away from the news came hours after a russian cargo spacecraft docks with the ice says with two point five tons of
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vital supplies on board. israel has once again stepped up its anti iran rhetoric prime minister binyamin netanyahu has been pushing for more for more outside pressure on tehran to stifle it atomic ambitions during a visit to france the premier called for tougher sanctions on the islamic republic and this despite the israeli defense minister ehud barak's claims tehran had showed its alleged nuclear weapons program had slowed i should say and as are his policy reports there's domestic matters that lie behind the contrasting remarks. such comments are certainly part of the political game that has intensified here in israel ahead of the early general elections that are now going to be held next year until now barack has stood firmly in the same campus his prime minister benjamin netanyahu both have repeatedly warned against is the nuclear capability of iran and have warned of an impending israeli strike we saw it on yahoo not so long ago at the united nations general assembly drawing
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a red line but what many experts here in israel say is that that was a red line by which israel would strike iran rather than a red line in terms of a deadline by which tehran would acquire nuclear capability but rock heads up his own political party and certainly what he is trying to do now is distance himself from netanyahu on the whole iran question he is trying to appeal to voters who have not yet decided and this division between them does seem to suggest brock saying that netanyahu may not have been completely truthful around the iranian nuclear threat so to me there is a division not only on this level but in the greater political elite here in israel although the question is still unanswered whether or not israel plans to strike iran and if indeed it does win policy r.t. jerusalem. and on our web site r.t. dot com right now for you the martian rover curiosity discovers the red planet has quite a lot in common with how why. and the ways. of anger rising in japan after people
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discovered a chunk of tsunami relief fund has been spent on unrelated projects these stories and much more for you right now on our website. and coming up prominent in u.s. historian and analyst is steven cohen gives his view on his take on the future of relations between moscow and washington. it's perched atop a giant rock and the view from the tobolsk prevalence stretches as far as the eye can see up for a city that chilled all of siberia for centuries. it lost its economic importance even before it was bypassed by the chance i bear in railway but the ball's cremains
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a spiritual center. things like these are a yearly occurrence thousands of orthodox worshippers implicity water to commemorate the baptismal jesus. when you will about wore them it doesn't matter if it's minus thirty it's a siberian tradition i do it myself every year for everyone to overcome their worst fears it is desirable to take the plunge. but that's picture postcard churches the story of a city built by opportunist explorers political exiles and crafty fur traders. in the fifteen eighties the russians had only just conquered siberia taking it from the muslims. surrounded by enemies to be their stronghold constructed on top of the
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city but soon enough it became an economic hub siberian fire was the oil of its time bringing in a third of all russia's state revenue but the ball location head of the says for the russians the. us to moscow is one of the most popular places to send political dissent is not any people were exiled that wants a giant bell that was used to incite riots was supposed to set a three hundred ten. the russian heiress across who led a revolt against the tsar and eight hundred twenty five known as the decembrists worse than hair and drove. there they created a replica high society adopting the latest fashions as soon as they came out or at least once they made it from paris to siberia. but the city also serves up some bitter irony for the russian royal family after the bolshevik revolution. this is the office was the second spend most of the last year of his life his whole family
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had been exiled here they were the fairly comfortable existence this was a big house but they weren't allowed to see visitors or gartside themselves whilst leaving this ordinary normal countryside lifestyle they even had thoughts of a scape but within the yeah and his family would be dead. never again its political significance but the streets will always echo with glories past. the like to provide their livelihood first inhabitants in the future . the six america votes for its next president. to take the wheel as the u.s. drives into the field to. get the news the mainstream misses with
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a close election which the u.s. election up close. and the dot com government no longer represents the people. the people are going to take care. the way our economic system.
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hello again oh welcome to life me into the shelter dogs and i'll get it all been today my guess is steven kull and when obama came to power through. four years ago their russia u.s. relations changed to about it has been the time of friendship and cooperation
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rather than stand up at least with hostile we called it the reset in two thousand and twelve power shift has already happened in russia and in the few days we will know if it happens in america and whoever wins the presidential race that the us foreign policy will change the only question is will discuss the day when american historian at a former adviser to george w. bush i read all the experts in russia. even. with days left until the u.s. presidential elections many have been intrigued by the future of russian american relations. if barack obama is reelected how flexible would he be with his russian counterpart. or maybe another round of tension should be expected with a republican in the oval office. however it is clear russia and the u.s. will have to resolve some serious global issues in the near future regardless
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ideally they should work on them together. to go welcome to the share one what was that smile you gave me when i when i read that introduction in the beginning i think because you felt that things got a lot better with the reset that obama and began and i think they didn't get that much but. i don't think they really got that they looked better and were you know you know when god said it won't go first there was the word so there was the word the way obama came to well you can't deny that but you and i know a long time a long time we've been words of politicians we had and we look beyond probably the differences if there is one between you and me is i'm not one hundred one and one on one but i am a historian and i think especially for americans you can't.

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